SNAPSHOT: CINEMATOGRAPHER’S CHECKLIST

    Monday, 13th August 2018

    Olympus Video Ambassador Byron Wijayawardena shares his cinematographer’s checklist to help you capture pro-quality videos…

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    GIFFORDS CIRCUS – MY BEAUTIFUL OM-D E-M1 Mark II

    Wednesday, 27th June 2018

    On a fine summer’s afternoon, in the grounds of the majestic Blenheim Palace, with Giffords 2018 production ‘My Beautiful Circus’, 60 lucky photographers gathered for the circus themed photography workshop.

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    SEEING NEON AT GODS OWN JUNK YARD

    Thursday, 19th April 2018

    Despite the weather taking an unexpected turn for the better, twenty intrepid photographers shunned the sunshine and gathered instead inside the neon ‘Mecca’ that is Gods Own Junk Yard for a different kind of lighting experience. Olympus Ambassador Gavin Hoey was the host for this portrait masterclass, with the Olympus team on hand to offer advice and loan out kit to experiment with.

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    BASKETBALL WITH THE LONDON LIONS

    Thursday, 5th April 2018

    A basketball game featuring the London Lions and the Plymouth Raiders was always going to be an intense and exciting clash – so who would turn down an invitation for full press courtside access at one of London 2012’s iconic Olympic venues to capture the event? On the night we were joined by 9 keen photographers in the Copper Box Arena for what proved to be a truly fulfilling photographic experience.

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    5 GORGEOUS OLYMPUS CAMERAS AND LENSES FOR PRO WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY – WITHOUT THE BULK

    Wednesday, 7th March 2018

    These are our favourite gear picks that’ll help keep you light, agile and able to capture every spontaneous shot on the big day…

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    WHY OLYMPUS’ PRO CAPTURE MODE COULD SAVE THE DAY AT YOUR NEXT WEDDING

    Wednesday, 28th February 2018

    Wedding season is on its way, and one thing is clear: wedding photographers need all the help they can get. Fortunately, the Olympus tech could help save the day on your next big day. Ladies and gentlemen, we present Pro Capture Mode. Pick up the OM-D E-M1 Mark II and prepare to have your socks well and truly blown off.

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    BEHIND BARS WITH OLYMPUS AT GLOUCESTER PRISON

    Wednesday, 7th February 2018

    I have to say, going to prison wasn’t exactly number 1 on my bucket list – but who could possibly turn down an invite to a photography workshop in Gloucester’s very own recently decommissioned prison? So, on a crisp January afternoon I joined 30 other keen photographers in the prison’s Chapel for what promised to be a truly one-of-a-kind experience.

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    EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT 4K

    Monday, 5th February 2018

    It’s time to sort your Ultra HD from your HD, your PAL from your NTSC and perfect your video workflow. Why? It’s film-making month! If you want to make your videos look their best and get the perfect accessories to help – you’ve come to the right place. Over the next four weeks, we’ll be looking at everything video-related, and that includes 4k. But, let’s start with the basics…

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    INSPIRATION FOR GETTING STARTED IN STREET PHOTOGRAPHY

    Wednesday, 17th January 2018

    Street photography month has been a blast – in particular, the images flooding into our social streams are awesome. One thing’s clear – Olympus kit and street photography go together like, well, Olympus cameras and street photography. If you’re starting out, we’ve got loads of resources to help you. Not least our very own social media streams – hit up our Instagram or Facebook to see what we mean. Or go our back catalogue of blogs – we’ve already covered the four essential skills you need to tell a story, as well as the best lenses to use and how to get both candid and not-so-candid street shots. But if you’re still looking for inspiration, all you need is a decent project. Fresh out of ideas? Let us help…

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    THE BEST TIMES OF DAY TO CAPTURE GREAT LANDSCAPE SHOTS

    Friday, 8th December 2017

    Perhaps you’ve headed out to an incredible location, only to be disappointed by pictures that don’t do your scenery full justice. There are lots of things you can do to improve your photography, from investing in better lenses to improving your post-production chops. But when it comes to landscape photography, perhaps the best move you can make is paying more attention to the times of day you’re actually shooting.

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